Weekly Newsletter 22 December 2019





Priest’s contacts:

Fr Maurice McMorrow P.P.028 66348250 /

Mobile 087 2584813

Fr Benny Fitzpatrick C.C.049 9521221 /

Mobile 087 3899345

Pastoral Area – Priest in the Cluster:

Fr Gerry Alwill P.P. Derrylin, 028 67748315

22nd  December 2019


Fourth  Sunday of Advent

St Naile’s Church, Kinawley


Sunday 22nd 10am:             Josie & Francie Lunney, Molly, Anniversary Mass. (Family Reader)

Monday 23rd 9.30am:         As Requested

Tuesday 24th 9pm Christmas Eve Mass for Paddy & Florrie Costello, Enniskillen and all deceased of Costello family.

Wednesday 25th 10am    Christmas Day People of the Parish

Friday 27th 8pm; Stephen & Lena Fee & deceased members of Fee and Gilbride families Drumcullion/Mountainview  and grandson Stephen Martin, Kinawley.

Sunday 29th 10am:              As Requested:


No Divine Mercy Devotions until the new year.


No Adoration until Tuesday 7th January 2020.


Prayers are requested for Ethel Rudden R.I.P. Redhills (mother of Bernie McConnell Derryleague) whose funeral took place on Saturday in Killoughter, Redhills.  May she Rest in Peace.


Sunday 22nd 11am:             James Prior, Furnaceland, (Family Reader & Gifts)


Monday 23rd 9.30am:         As requested


Tuesday 24th 8pm:            Christmas Eve     


Wednesday 25th 11am:   Christmas Day


Thursday 26th 7pm:             As Requested


Friday 27th 7pm: Patrick & Mary Ann Murphy,  Drumcask.


Saturday 28th                        NO MASS


Sunday 29th 11am:              Francis McGovern, Gurteen (family reader and gifts)


No Eucharistic Adoration on Christmas Eve.


Church Repair Fund: please continue to support this fund.


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Saturday 21st 8pm:              Martina McArdle, Mullagharrow,  Anniversary Mass.

Tuesday 24th 7pm Christmas Eve             As Requested


Saturday 28th 8pm:              Larry McCaffrey, Arney.

Sunday 22nd 9am:               Hugh & Ann Corrigan, Gortermoan Anniversary Mass. (Family Reader)

Wednesday 25th 9am:      Christmas Day

Sunday 29th 9am:                Josephine  Corrigan Wheathill (Family Reader)

Christmas Masses: Christmas Eve Killesher 7pm: — Swanlinbar 8pm: — Kinawley 9pm

Christmas Day Masses: Wheathill 9am:—  Kinawley 10am: — Swanlinbar 11am:

Parish Contributions Envelopes: please bring your contributions for 2019 up to date before the end of the year as any contributions received in 2020 will have to be recorded in 2020.For priests dues make cheques payable to Kinawley Priest’s Account and for weekly contributions to the individual churches.

Dates for Diary: Confirmation takes place on Saturday 25th April at 12 noon in Swanlinbar

Baptismal Preparation Programme: Wednesday 8th January at 8pm in Swanlinbar Church

St. Vincent de Paul: Helpline Number: 077 32222137. Helpline Number: 077 32222137.

North West S.T.O.P.: Free Counselling Available, Contact 086 777 2009 Or 1850 211 877.

Parish Office Details: E-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Kinawley: Tel: 028 66348250 on Wednesday 2.30 - 5.30pm (Helen) - Mass Bookings for Kinawley / Killesher / Wheathill, Fr Maurice will take Mass bookings at all other times. Swanlinbar: Fr Benny on Tuesday (10am – 1pm) 00353499521221.





1. Kinawley GAA Notes:   Please see club news below; Club Lotto Sunday 15/12/2019 Numbers drawn were 9,10,18,20 No Jackpot Winner Lucky Dip Winners: £50 – Patrick Dolan, c/o Lakeview £20 – Declan Fitzpatrick, Teemore £20 – Dympna Martin, Lisnaskea £20 – Barry McManus, Coraghglebe £20 – Frank O’Reilly, Enniskillen £20 – Declan Fitzpatrick, Kellier Park Next week's jackpot will be £8200. Supervisors are Hugh Owens, Gerry Owens, Terence Baxter & Tony Cullen. Please support the weekly lotto as it is the financial lifeline of our club.

Cairde Brian Ború (Friends of Brian Ború) - The next draw will take place on Sunday 29th December. If anyone still wishes to sign up, please contact any committee member who will be happy to help. 

Ladies AGM will take place on Sunday 22nd December at 6pm in the Clubrooms.

Our Club Dinner Dance will take place on Saturday 15th February 2020 in the Slieve Russell Hotel.  Anyone wishing to purchase a ticket, contact Marie Allen (07742921277), Jackie Murphy (07821208696) or Róisín O'Reilly (07936436647).

Club Development Questionnaires - Boxes have been left in to Keenan's Shop, McManus Supplies & Curry's Shop, Kinawley for completed questionnaires to be returned.


2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes: 16th December 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn No Jackpot Winner €20 Each Tony Mc Goldrick, Swanlinbar Peter Scollan, Alteen, Swanlinbar. Yearly Blotto Felix Mc Govern, Drumcondra, Swanlinbar Catherine Henry, Ballyconnell Phyllis Mc Tague, Corraleehan Connell & Noelle, Swanlinbar Jackpot will be €9000. Draw will take place at Bingo on Monday night You can now do your Blotto online at Https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Swanlinbar St Marys/lotto Cut off time is 7pm on Monday for that week’s draw Bingo  Total prize fund which can be won on next Monday night is €7650. Snowball on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €5,100 Quickie game for the line €100 and for panel €250 On game 10 there is the usual €1000 to be won.  Monday night’s winner was Hugh Prior, Derrada AGM will take place Saturday 28th December at 6pm in the clubrooms we are selling tickets for our Winter Fuel Draw which will take place in The Swan Bar on Saturday 18th January 2020. 3rd Prize 10 X 40kgs Bags of Coal 4th Prize 10 Bales of Briquettes  Tickets available from any committee member Swanlinbar Club have tickets for Cavan Gaa House draw Fundraiser where one lucky winner will win a house in Dublin 15. All funds go to Polo Grounds Development to benefit players in all codes. Tickets €100 each are available from Michael Leydon on 0876018271  Draw will take place on 30th December 2019 Dernacrieve Gaels Under 20’s game played Erne Gaels on last Saturday and the game ended in a draw Dernacrieve Gaels 0-11 Erne Gaels 1-08. The replay will take place on 31st December at 1.30pm in Ballyconnell.  The club would like to congratulate our current PRO Gavin Leydon and his wife Eileen on the birth of their daughter Catherine a sister for Jarlath, Donnacha and Eoghan.


3. Cuilcagh Cafe Charity Fundraiser Cafe will be open Saturday 28 December from 12 Noon till 3pm and Sunday 29 December from 12 noon till 3pm. Proceeds in aid of Cavan Hospice. Volunteer staff needed on either day for this good cause. Come along over the weekend and enjoy local home baking.


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5. Youthscape!! New Year. New Opportunities. New You! Not in Education, Training or Employment? Are you aged 14 – 24 and finding it difficult to move forward in life? Youthscape could be for you! Over the course of 28 weeks, there are many varied opportunities for you to gain qualifications, take part in trips, group work and activities, talks and seminars - all designed with your needs in mind. Travel, childcare and lunch expenses are paid for throughout. For more details please phone Joanne or Kathryn on 07557178162 to start the New Year right!


6. Aughakillymaude Culture Center Sat 5th Jan. 1920 at 9.30pm Usual Monthly music Session (inls.song & prose) Keep free Tues.14th Jan 1920 at 8.00pm TP Maguire memorial table quiz refreshments served at both


7. Old Time Dance in Kinawley Community Centre on Sunday 29th December from 9pm to 11.30pm dancing to Larry & Co (Party night) everyone welcome.  Lovely supper served.